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1

What names may be given to C7?

vertebra prominens and vertebral prominence

2

What name is give only to C7?

vertebra prominens

3

In what percent of men and of women does C7 become the vertebral prominence?

men: 86%; women: 79%

4

What is the segment and gender bias for vertebrae other than C7 becoming the vertebral prominence?

C6 is more common in females and T1 is more common in males

5

What joint surfaces are present at the inferior margin of the vertebral body of C7?

anterior groove, posterior groove, right and left uncinate processes, cancellous bone

6

What joint surfaces are present at the inferior margin of the vertebral body of C7?

the anterior and posterior margins of the inferior epiphyseal rim, cancellous bone

7

How many joint surfaces are present at the vertebral body of C7?

8

8

What joint classifications are observed at the vertebral body of C7?

fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis, cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphysis and modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis seller) joint

9

How many synovial joint surfaces are observed a the vertebral body of C7?

two

10

Wat muskus attache to the vertebral body of C7?

longus colli muscle

11

What features are typically present in the transverse foramen of C7?

vertebral venous plexus, postaganglionic sympathetic motor fibers

12

What muscles attach to the transverse process of C7?

middle scalene, inliocostalis thoracic, longissimus cervicis, semispinalis capitis, rotators, intertransversarii and levator costarum brevis

13

What is the orientation of the superior articular facet of C7?

backward, upward, and medial (BUM)

14

What is the orientation of the inferior articular facet of C7?

forward, medial, downward (ForMeD)

15

What muscles will attach to the articular process of C7?

longissimus cervicis, longissimus capitis, semispinalis cervicis and multifidis

16

What muscles attach to the spinous process of C7?

trapezuis, rhomboid minor, serratus posterior superior, splenius capitis, spinalis capitis, spinalis cervicis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotators and interspinalis